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1934 ~ Dotted Border ~ Agriopis marginaria
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M, 36-42mm. F, 10-14mm.

Confusion species

Mottled Umber.

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Mostly broadleaf woodland, but also found in scrub, heathland, moorland, parks and gardens.


Most broadleaf trees.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva April-mid June.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 14th Apr 2009, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 5th Mar 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by PRW, 26th Mar 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by MW, 16th May 2014, Cors Dyfi